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The Cleveland County Center Local Foods contact is Greg Traywick.

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

V Pesticide Credits Offered Online!

N.C Cooperative Extension, LINCOLN COUNTY CENTER / AG ED PROGRAM Online “V” recertification pesticide credits! We obtained permission to give the “V” …

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COVID-19 and Grocery Shopping

There are many questions surround grocery shopping and handling food during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no data currently that …

Soil Testing Delays

To help limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community, public access to the Eaddy Building has been restricted …

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NC 4-H YouTube Channel

Looking for great learning experiences for your youth? Take a look at our NC 4-H YouTube Channel! New videos …

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Asparagus

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

1/6/20Local Foods